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Live & Learn Stage

The Live & Learn Stage takes a hands on approach, so you'll come away feeling knowledgable and confident about each topic!

Julie Cole

Co-founding vice-president of Mabel's Labels.

Bringing home the next baby: how to prepare siblings for baby

Join Julie Cole as she shares her tips on bringing home baby. With humor, she’ll share her experience of managing the motherload: business, babies and blogging.

Julie Cole is the co-founding vice-president of award-winning children's label manufacturer Mabel's Labels. She has helped her company bring their product to a worldwide market, gain media recognition and win countless entrepreneur awards.

Cole is a regular television contributor, an influential and syndicated blogger and a mother of six.


Jessica Payne

Birth and Postpartum Doula, Co-Owner of Helping Hands Doula

5 Things You Need to Know about Bringing Home Your Newborn

Jessica has supported close to 100 families in the last 7 years as a Birth & Postpartum Doula. With formal training from DONA International and a background in Health Sciences from UWO, her focus is enriching the experience of becoming parents. 

Her journey began while volunteering her time as an EMT in university and working with the more compassionate cases.  

She has always had an interest in supporting others around her but couldn’t put her finger on how she wanted to help. It was her final year at university that she came to realize her career path and became immersed in everything to do with pregnancy, childbirth and newborn development.

She considers it a privilege to be a part of her clients’ birth team and empower them to realize their own birth wishes by being their helping hand through the transition to parenthood.


Valerie Wood, ERT

Canadian Red Cross Instructor, Emergency Medical Responder, owner of ERT-CPR.

Infant & Child Choking

"Learn what to do when every second counts"

President & Founder of ERT – Emergency Response Training & ERT - Emergency Response Teams, Valerie Wood will guide you through what to do when every second counts.

Canadian Red Cross Instructor, Emergency Medical Responder and mom (ages 6, 7, 16, & 19,) Valerie knows far too well how fast life can change and why knowing what to do can make all the difference. 


Jaclyn Colville-Harper

 How to Design The Ultimate Nursery with Jaclyn Colville-Harper

We have lots to celebrate at the 20th Anniversary of our spring baby show! We are teaming up with popular Interior Stylist and Mommy Blogger Jaclyn Colville-Harper, to help you with your nursery design.

As a new mom, Jaclyn has been documenting her experience since the moment she found out she was pregnant, and carries this experience into her life as an Interior Stylist in the GTA, with a focus on Modern Casual Design.

Join Jaclyn on Saturday April 28th at 3:30pm at our spring baby show where she will walk you through her expert tips and tricks for designing the ultimate nursery and you could win a $500 gift certificate to Bouclair. Following her seminar, Jaclyn will have a Q&A where you can ask her your questions about designing your baby's nursery.


Brandon Andrews

Choosing the Right Car Seat, Friday & Sunday

Brandon Andrews is the Assistant Store Manager for buybuyBABY. He has worked in the baby industry for almost 10 years specializing in strollers and car seats. 

His passion is to inform and educate new parents so they can make the best choices for their families on juvenile products. He recognizes that choosing the right car seat can be an overwhelming and daunting task. He enjoys taking the time to give parents the confidence to make informed decisions when it comes to car seats and strollers.

Stephan Baldomar

Choosing the Right Car Seat, Saturday

Stephan Baldomar is an Assistant Store Manager for buybuyBABY.  He has worked in the baby industry for almost 10 years and is very well versed in product knowledge of baby items. His passion is to guide new parents so they can release the stress of making decisions and focus on the joyous journey of having a baby. 

He recognizes that choosing the right car seat can be an overwhelming and daunting task and he enjoys taking the time to educate. His patience to answer any questions that parents may have gives them the confidence to make informed decisions when it comes to car seats and strollers.


The Oil Girls

Essential Oils for Moms, Babies and Tots

Founded by friends, moms and oil lovers Laura & Lisa.

They are on a mission to show families that a toxic free lifestyle, fueled by pure plant power goodness, is possible and affordable if you take it one drop at a time. 

Join them at the show on Friday and Saturday where they will be presenting their Essential Oils for Moms, Babies and Tots seminar, sharing tips and tricks with you about the pure plant power of essential oils and how easy they are to incorporate into your lives. 



2016 Fall Live & Learn Stage

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Show location

The International Centre, Hall 1

6900 Airport Road
Mississauga, ON L4V 1E8

(905) 361-2677

Directions & parking

Show hours

  • Friday April 27 10am - 6pm
  • Saturday April 28 10am - 6pm
  • Sunday April 29 10am - 6pm


  • Adults (13+) $17.00
  • Grandparents $10.00
  • Children 12 and under FREE

About us

Toronto's ORIGINAL and MUST ATTEND Baby Show happens
November 16 - 18 at The International Centre. This Baby Show has EVERYTHING to do with pregnancy, birth, baby toddler shop, try, buy and learn with over 200 brands and a daily line up of experts who will answer all your questions

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